Behind the Scenes: Photographing Pope Francis

National Geographic photographer Dave Yoder befriended the pope's personal photographer, unlocking unprecedented access to Pope Francis and the Vatican. Go behind the scenes with Yoder to learn what it was like to photograph the pope, see some of Yoder's favorite photos, and hear the story behind getting the photo that became the magazine's August 2015 cover image.

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